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1. Is there a ban on donations from foreign interests to political parties?
  • CodeYes
  • CommentPolitical parties cannot receive foreign donations.
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2. Is there a ban on donations from foreign interests to candidates?
  • CodeYes
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3. Is there a ban on corporate donations to political parties?
  • CodeYes
  • CommentPolitical parties cannot receive donations from juridical persons.
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4. Is there a ban on corporate donations to candidates?
  • CodeYes
  • CommentThe same finance regime apply to both parties and candidates
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5. Is there a ban on donations from Trade Unions to political parties?
  • CodeNo
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6. Is there a ban on donations from Trade Unions to candidates?
  • CodeNo
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7. Is there a ban on anonymous donations to political parties?
  • CodeYes
  • Commenttotal ban on anonymous donations. The donors' identity must be shown even in the case of donations in-kind.
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8. Is there a ban on anonymous donations to candidates?
  • CodeYes
  • Commentcandidates cannot accept anonymous donations.
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9. Is there a ban on donations from corporations with government contracts to political parties?
10. Is there a ban on donations from corporations with government contracts to candidates?
11. Is there a ban on donations from corporations with partial government ownership to political parties?
12. Is there a ban on donations from corporations with partial government ownership to candidates?
13. Is there a ban on the use of state resources in favour or against a political party or candidate?
  • CodeYes
  • CommentPublic institutional advertisements are banned during the campaign to 'ensure that public bodies remain neutral in the electoral process'. The length of free broadcasting time in public media is determined on the basis of equality between candidates. 
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14. Is there a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a political party during a non-election specific period?
  • CodeYes, for natural persons
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    Natural persons cannot contribute more than 6000E per year.

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    Art. 26.-'3. Les persones físiques podran realitzar donacions als partits politics per un valor maxim anual de 6.000 euros per partit.' (Source: Llei 19/2014, )

15. If there is a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a political party during a non-election specific period, what is the limit?
  • Code 6000 €
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16. Is there a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a political party during an election?
  • CodeYes, for both natural and legal persons
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    Article 9: 'Cap persona, f?sica o jur?dica, no pot aportar m?s de 6.000 euros als comptes oberts per un mateix partit o coalici? per fer front a les despeses electorals que realitzin les candidatures.' (Source: (Lei Qualificada de Finançament Electoral, 2000))

17. If there is a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a political party during an election, what is the limit?
  • Code EUR 6,000 per individual or legal person
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    In-kind contributions not covered by limit.

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18. Is there a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a candidate?
19. If there is a limit on the amount a donor can contribute to a candidate, what is the limit?
  • Code EUR 6,000 per individual or legal person
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20. Is there a limit on the amount a candidate can contribute to their own election campaign?
21. Is there a limit on in-kind donations to political parties?
22. Is there a limit on in-kind donations to candidates?
23. Is there a ban on political parties engaging in commercial activities?
24. Is there a ban on political parties taking loans in relation to election campaigns?
25. Is there a ban on candidates taking loans in relation to election campaigns?
26. Is there a ban on donors to political parties/candidates participating in public tender/procurement processes?
27. Are there provisions requiring donations to go through the banking system?

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28. Are there provisions for direct public funding to political parties?
  • CodeYes, both regularly and in relation to campaigns
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29. What are the eligibility criteria for political parties to receive public funding?
  • CodeParticipation in election
  • CommentParties and independent candidates must at least contest election in order receive state subsidies. Registration as a political party (legal personality) is not a compulsory requirement.
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30. What is the allocation calculation for political parties to receive public funding?
  • CodeFlat rate by votes received | Fixed amount per seats received
  • CommentState subsidy is calculated taking into account both the number of seats obtained in parliament and sub-national assemblies (in case of sub-national elections), and the number of votes received.The electoral reimbursement is calculated following the same mechanism.
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31. What are the provisions on 'ear marking' direct public funding to political parties (how it should be used)?
  • CodeNo data
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32. Are there provisions for free or subsidized access to media for political parties?
  • CodeNo
  • Commentrules apply to candidates
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33. What criteria determine allocation for free or subsidized access to media for political parties?
  • CodeNot applicable
  • CommentNA
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34. Are there provisions for free or subsidized access to media for candidates?
  • CodeYes
  • CommentFree broadcasting time in the public media and public funding to propaganda and publicity intended to create support for candidates.
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35. Are there provisions for any other form of indirect public funding?
  • CodeYes | Distribution of candidates' election addresses, opinion | surveys
  • CommentPublic assistance is given to candidates in the form of advertising space, public premises, distribution of candidates' election addresses, opinion?surveys.??
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36. Is the provision of direct public funding to political parties tied to gender equality among candidates?
  • CodeNo
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37. Are there provisions for other financial advantages to encourage gender equality in political parties?
  • CodeNo
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38. Is there a ban on vote buying?
  • CodeNo
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39. Are there limits on the amount a political party can spend?
  • CodeNo
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40. If there are limits on the amount a political party can spend, what is the limit?
  • CodeNot applicable
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    NA

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41. Are there limits on the amount a candidate can spend?
  • CodeYes
  • Commentlimits exist for candidate campaigning, depending on the type of elections.
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42. If there are limits on the amount a candidate can spend, what is the limit?
  • Code 200.000 € for parliamentary elections, 30.000 € for municipal elections.
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43. Are there limits on the amount that third parties can spend on election campaign activities?
44. Are there limits on traditional media advertising spending in relation to election campaigns?
45. Are there limits on online media advertising spending in relation to election campaigns?
46. Do any other restrictions on online media advertisement (beyond limits) exist?

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47. Do political parties have to report regularly on their finances?
  • CodeYes
  • Commentpolitical parties must provide financial statements annually. They should submit all the documentation needed by the first of April
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48. Do political parties have to report on their election campaign finances?
  • CodeYes
  • CommentParties must appoint administrative managers, responsible for dealing with income, expenditure and accounts in general. All electoral revenues and expenditures must be paid into bank account, so to made them available for revision after elections.
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49. Do candidates have to report on their election campaign finances?
  • CodeYes
  • CommentCandidates must present their financial report between sixty and eighty days after the election.
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50. Do third parties have to report on election campaign finances?
51. Is information in reports from political parties and/or candidates to be made public?
  • CodeYes
  • CommentReports are made public?after election day.
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52. Must reports from political parties and/or candidates reveal the identity of donors?
  • CodeYes
  • Commentanonymous donations are not allowed; annual financial reports should disclose donors' identities.
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53. Must reports from political parties and/or candidates include information on itemized income?
54. Must reports from political parties and/or candidates include information on itemized spending?
55. Which institution(s) receives financial reports from political parties and/or candidates?
  • CodeAuditing agency
  • CommentThe Court of Auditors is an independent technical body that oversees public spending and also verify the transparency of financial management, financial accounting and public administration.
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56. Which institution(s) is responsible for examining financial reports and/or investigating violations?
  • CodeAuditing agency
  • CommentThe court of auditors.
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57. What power is granted to the institution(s) responsible for examining reports and/or investigating violations?
58. What sanctions are provided for political finance infractions?
  • CodeLoss of public funding
  • CommentState grants can be reduced or not allocated; parties must pay fines for other types of infractions (listed in art. 37).
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